Fish oil

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated -

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Given that autism is a neurological disorder, it may seem odd to recommend fish oil as a way to remedy or improve the symptoms, but recent research has shown impressive correlations between omega-3 fatty acid levels and autism behavioral changes. Omega-3 fatty acids, like those found in fish oil, have a wide range of effects on the body, including reducing inflammation and optimizing various organ systems. In the treatment of autism, it has shown an ability to reduce certain symptoms, like obsessive behavior, and improve social interaction.

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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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